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. >>> and it has been five years now since jk rowling published the final installment of her harry potter series, and she's back with her first novel for adults. a lot of adults read those harry potter books. this one's called "the casual vacancy." it hits stores today with 2 million copies ready to go. it's the largest print run for the book group whose little brown imprint is publishing the book in the u.s. guys, it is already number two on amazon. and from what i hear, harry potter, very clean cut. this one's a little bit racy. >> that's right. i remember a quote she said that i can't repeat on morning television. i love the harry potter books. i will definitely be reading this one. >>> take a look here. this is called the extreme deep field. nasa combined ten years of hubble space telescope pictures to create this image. scientists say it allows us to get our deepest view of the universe ever and reveals 5,500 galaxies, some of which are billions of light years away. some of the galaxies pictured are 1/10,000,000,000 of the brightness the human eye can see. >> that's going to be my new scree
in those photos, by the way. >>> the celebrated author in the harry potter phenomenon, out with an adult novel. i should say a novel for adults. j.k. rowling. >> thank you, george. she's talking to cynthia mcfadden. >>> we have "modern family," taking over "gma." all week. today. >> it's emmy winner julie bowen. she's here. and i understand, so is her emmy dress. we can distusz that couture gown. >> chartreuse took over the red carpet. >> are you playing a drinking game with chartreuse? >> we've got to commit. that's all. >>> a lot coming up. we have to shift gears right now. a story we've been following out of georgia. a bizarre murder trial, where a convicted stalker is defending himself against charges that he murdered the roommate of his stalking target. waseem daker called his first witness yesterday. and steve osunsami is covering it from the courthouse. >> about your son, nick? i'm sorry i have to ask that, sir. do you need a minute? >> of course, not. >> reporter: in this crowded georgia courtroom, there were more tears tuesday, this time from the ex-husband of karmen smith, the
and so is j.k. rowling. author who made harry potter a household name has now cast her spell on adults. her new novel, the casual vacancy will be on store shelves today. and it's about as far from the wizarding world as you can get. the book has just gone on sale in britain. that's where we find cnn's aaron mclaughlin. good morning. they are calling this potter to potty mouth, the huge anticipation for this book is palpable. a lot of the details have been kept secret. you managed to get your hands on it. how did you do that? >> reporter: good morning, alena. yes, i have. i was not one of the few journalists selected to get an advanced copy or to read the book in advance. i got it just like anyone else here in the uk can at this point coming to their local book store. it's also available on e-reader. so far, this book, we have not seen the frenzy here in the uk that we saw for the launch of the harry potter series. there aren't the long lines. i have yet to see a wizard costume. customers seem to be driven primarily by a curiosity to see what rowling has in store for them next. take a l
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'll admit i'm the kind of person who will go to a midnight showing of the harry potter movie. and i don't do it because i don't think i'll otherwise be able to seat movie, i do it because i want to be around other enthusiasts or nerdses you might say. and that's what this is about. people get really excited about an iphone so they want to be around other people who are just as excited. >> now we know you have a weakness for their harry potter. and there won't be a next time. >> what are you going do? you have a new bond movie coming out. go for that one. you know, this is what this guy said. where else can you do something like this. hang out on a pavement all night? >> but not for the launch of the iphone 5. >> what he should have said is when else can you do something like this. and i guess where being in new york, if you're going to do it, you might as well do it at one of the stores. >> camping out on a pavement. where else can you camp out on a pavement all night. >> i knew you cooperakoop would behind that one. >> in the happening. well, it is clearly happening, but not here. didn't ta
to approach job interviews. find that on making sense. "harry potter" author j.k. rowling's first novel for adults is out. find reaction on our art beat page. and ray suarez moderated a discussion in columbia university on the future of aids treatment. you can watch that on the rundown. all that and more is on our web site: newshour.pbs.org. >> brown: and again, to our honor roll of american service personnel killed inhe afghanistan conflict. we add them as their deaths are made official and photographs become available. here, in silence, are nine more. >> brown: and that's the "newshour" for tonight. i'm jeffrey brown. >> woodruff: and i'm judy woodruff. we'll see you online and again here tomorrow evening with mark shields and david brooks among others. thank you and good night. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: and the william and flora hewlett foundation, working to solve social and environmental problems at home and around the world. and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation fo
for adults this time. why? why not just take the harry potter billions and enjoy? we're going to debate that as well. lot of things coming up on strnz top of the hour. simon, tyler. >>> goldman sachs settling charges with the s.e.c. today. the firm is going to pay 12 million tods do so. the government said goldman sachs violated pay to play rules involving undisclosed campaign contributions to former massachusetts state treasurer timothy cahill when he ran for governor of the bay state. >>> larry ellison is one of the -- hello. larry ellison is one of the -- that was good. larry ellison is one of the richest men in the world, worth over $30 billion. but is he spending too much? cnbc wealth editor robert frank has dug into the oracle ceo's expenses. robert, what have you found? >> thanks, simon. well, apparently, buying islands in hawaii, that can start to get pretty expensive. oracle's latest proxy shows that larry ellison has pledged 139 million shares as collateral to "secure certain personal indebtedness including various lines of credit." now, that means he's pledged $4.2 billion in
.c., and thought he could just change it all like a harry potter wand moment or something like that then they lit me up like fire. he acknowledged that's a problem. a, he's never had to deal with so many filibusters in the history of the country and b, he was a little naive. they talked about foreign policy and what their taxes were goal going to look like. frankly i walked away from both of the interviews and knewing in new i knew before the interviews. >> i felt like i learned a couple of things from governor romney. kelly a kellyanne? >> i did. he was specific about his tax vision because he was asked specific questions. jimmy, love you pal but most people don't look at the respected tax policies of obama and romney and say blah, blah, blah. they say blah, blah, blah when he says change the tone in washington. he said two different things in the span of three days that univision he thinks the greatest, biggest disappoint, not biggest failure, the biggest disappointment is the lack of immigration policy. he goes to what he thinks is a different audience, and last night said he was unable to cha
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